In the world of governmental affairs, knowledge is power. Who you know is important – but knowing how to navigate governmental waters to achieve a result is what really matters.
At some point, every organization faces regulatory scrutiny, increased public scrutiny and changes in the way you do business. The success of your organization is tied to your ability to communicate your message to governmental decision-makers. We can make sure you have a voice in the public discourse.
Businesses today operate in a complex environment where laws, regulations, politics and even media attention affect day-to-day operations. Archer’s Governmental Affairs Group provides full-service government and regulatory affairs advice and advocacy. We help ensure our clients achieve their business objectives by crafting strategic plans and advocating for their issues at all levels of government.
Our services include:
- Strategic advice and issues management
- State legislative affairs
- Advocacy to state Executive Branch agencies
- Advocacy to regulatory agencies
- Congressional affairs
- County and municipal government advocacy
- Public finance and redevelopment
- Structuring government finance incentives for project development
- Procurement and public sector business development
- Public-Private Partnership structures
- Public safety
- Grassroots & grasstops advocacy campaigns
- Advising on pay-to-play rules
- Crisis management
Our attorneys regularly advise businesses in a variety of industries including environmental, real estate development and project finance, land use, construction, education, technology, health care, public utilities, manufacturing, transportation, public safety and telecommunications. Together with the firm’s many legal experts, the Government Affairs Group offers knowledge of the people, policies and processes of government gained through practical experience at all levels of government.
Our Government Affairs Team
Members of the group bring decades of bipartisan experience from all levels of government. Our professionals have served as cabinet members to governors and as elected representatives, elected and appointed chief prosecuting attorneys, and chief regulators in state agencies, among other governmental positions.
In addition to our attorneys, Archer Public Affairs, an affiliate of Archer, P.C. provide full-service government and regulatory affairs advice and advocacy to businesses in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware. Our members help ensure our clients achieve their business objectives by crafting strategic plans and advocating for their issues at all levels of government. By providing access to key decision makers and timely data, we offer our clients the political and legislative presence that is critical to success.
How We Work
Our clients benefit from a lobbying presence and full-service legal representation within the same firm. The Government Affairs team acts as an extension of our clients’ government and regulatory affairs staff and general counsel or contracts administrator. We collaborate with the client to ensure that we catalogue the client’s involvement with public sector agencies and issues whether they involve legislation, regulation or business development.
We craft a strategy that advances the client’s interests and identifies supporters of the client’s goals and objectives. Our team then advocates for the client, whether it is to a regulator, legislator, mayor, business leader or other key decision maker.
For more information on how Archer or Archer Public Affairs can assist your business with governmental affairs issues, please contact Bill Caruso at 856-673-3915.